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'Moneyball' Co-Producer Alissa Phillips Signs Exclusive Deal with Voltage

Voltage Pictures has entered into an deal with Alissa Phillips for her to produce feature films, television series and mini series exclusively with the company. 168 more words

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Scouts v Statisticians: The Friendly Rivalry

Moneyball, Michael Lewis’ account of the Oakland Athletics’ application of data to overcome profound revenue disadvantages, is a canonical text of what might crudely be described as the sports analytics movement. 295 more words

[VIDEO] Incoming Spartan Miles Bridges Thrills The Crowd With Monster Dunks At Moneyball Pro-Am

Michigan State Spartan’s incoming freshman Miles Bridges put on a show at a Moneyball Pro-Am game in Lansing last night. Here are two dunks to tease MSU basketball fans. 89 more words

Sports

The journey toward better patient care never really ends

Take a look at the Oakland Athletics baseball team today and it may not seem like much of a success story. The team hasn’t won a World Series since 1989 and has made the playoffs only eight times in the past 17 years. 513 more words

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Using Data Analytics to Assess Work Ethic

When you oversee the growth of a team from 6 to 100 employees in just over a year like I have, one of the biggest challenges you face is keeping up with recruitment requirements. 829 more words

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Can Moneyball be applied to rugby?

Moneyball was a book written about the Oakland Athletics baseball team in which the team used statistics to assemble a squad.  The coach Billy Beane and his statistical analyst Paul dePodesta, a Harvard Economics graduate, determined that a number of criteria, such as runs batted in and stolen bases, used to select players were outdated and no longer were relevant to the game.  1,092 more words

Rugby

Create a blueprint for patient care based on data and analytics

Billy Beane, the man made famous by Moneyball, didn’t turn the Oakland Athletics into contenders by following standard measurables — home runs, RBI, etc. — for professional baseball players. 495 more words

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